Heath Systems Consultant and Co-Founder San Diego Veterans Coalition
Gary Rossio is a Health Systems Consultant and volunteer who has served on active duty in the US Air Force (1971-1975) and in the VA Healthcare System and completed a 38 year federal career. From 1996 until his retirement in 2009 he served as the CEO of the VA San Diego Healthcare System and had a prior stint as COO there from 1989-1994. In those roles and in the career steps post VA work in San Diego, Rossio has been an innovator in service delivery to veterans and their families and a veteran advocate. Rossio helped co-found the San Diego Veterans Coalition in 2009 and helped develop ten veteran coalitions the cover the state of Michigan 2013-2016.
Gary Rossio is a native of Detroit, Michigan and is a graduate of Michigan State University and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and is a Life Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives (LFACHE). He and his wife Beverly, PhD have four adult children, two grandchildren, and are involved in numerous faith based, performing arts, and athletic endeavors in the area.